Included in the expansion is construction of new headworks facility, a high-rate clarifier, electrical and blower buildings, ultraviolet disinfection facility, membrane bioreactor facility and modification to the influent trunk sewer lines.
The board and staff members visited the new facilities and were given a primer on how each works. They were even paid a visit by Gina, an owl used to deter crows from perching on the membrane bioreactor . Gina not only helps to keep the facility clean, she is a star in her own right – you might have seen her on a Geico commercial.
Principal Engineer Steve Malloy, project manager for the expansion, conducted the tour, assisted by Plant Manager Gaspar Garza and Randy Lee, assistant director or recycling operations.
More information about the MWRP expansion project is available on our website (http://www.irwd.com/
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